ADVENTURES

CHAPTER 32 – PUSHING FORWARD

We said our good byes to Crystal Auto Rental Belize with our heads held high –

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Jenna: It was a moment that held much disappointment as our lack of payment for services rendered was finally confirmed. Our everything was invested into that project – physical effort, finances, time and emotions. It was most certainly a depressing moment for travelers, yet we continued to smile.

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Luke: As we pulled out of the compound after saying our goodbyes to those few of better worth, we were in a somber silence of disbelief and despair. Regardless of our position the escape felt like gravity’s weight had halved and we could breath a little easier as the Crystal Auto Belize compound disappeared out of sight in the rear view mirror.

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Jenna: The depressing weight of Belize most certainly lifted as we approached the Guatemalan border. Unsure of our future, without a plan or an idea of where we could camp, we drove… we drove fast. Once again we were overlanders lacking a plan and itinerary – just open roads and life’s beautiful game of luck and chance.

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JJ: Had to take over dad as he drove like a man possessed.

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JJ: I got him passed the worst and let him take over..

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… and then we rested our heads wherever the Guatemalans would allow… (lukes lap (free!), the TANK (free!), airports, random  hotel parking lots and yacht club parking lots…)

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JJ: All I need is dads lap!

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JJ: and a break!

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JJ: But mum is a better cuddler 🙂 and so onward we moved….

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JJ: You two… I’m bloody exhausted! Take me somewhere special!

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Needless to say we ALL were itching to find something special, so after days of aimless camping we packed up early and headed onward…

JJ: YALLA! I’m ready!

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Towards gorgeous Lake Atitlan…

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Keep reading and follow the adventure as we embrace Central America with empty pockets, a bit of luck and a dash of chance!

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